For over 70 years, the International Association of Administrative Professionals has been helping office professionals reach their career goals through education, community building and leadership development. See our New Member Kit for more information.

If you've been searching for a community to help you thrive in today's office culture, you've come to the right place. For information on how to join us, please contact
FRIDAY - March 20, 2015

Ottawa Chapter 50th Anniversary Celebration & Closing Ceremony

To register, please email REGISTRATION   

Program 2014

2014 Education Program
Ottawa Chapter meetings are held the 2nd Thursday of every 
month at the Chimo Hotel (1199 Joseph Cyr Street, Ottawa)
unless otherwise noted. 


For more information about the Revitalization - we've included the following documents
Dissolution Information
New Structure
For those who wish to serve - the Willingness to Serve form





The Pathways to Excellence MoE Criteria has been updated as of June 11, 2014 and is now available.

2014-2015 Member of Excellence Info

Welcome to the Ottawa Chapter of the IAAP

Last updated on 8/20/2014 8:36:05 AM

The Ottawa Chapter was chartered in February 1965.  It provides administrative professionals with opportunities for professional and personal growth.

The top five benefits to becoming an IAAP member are:

    1. 1 - Professional development 
    2. 2 - Expanded skills portfolio including public speaking and event planning 
    3. 3 - New contacts in the business community 
    4. 4 - Networking at monthly meetings, seminars and workshops 
    5. 5 - Legendary IAAP friendships with like-minded professionals (vital in today's business environment)

Enhance your leadership skills in a supportive and friendly environment.

Meet your peers, develop a network of fellow administrative professionals and forge lasting friendships.

Join Us for more info.


Complete Office Companion Free Webinar: Marsha Owen

Check out a short COC preview with COC contributor Marsha Owen. Managing Business Ethics and Etiquette in the workplace can often be challenging. Learn about confidentiality, dealing with office politics, and workplace diversity. Worth .5 IAAP CAP recertification points.

Greg Creech Webinar

If you missed the Greg Creech webinar on creating amazing office publications you can still view the free webinar and get .5 recertification points.

Doug Allen Webinar

If you missed the free Complete Office Companion webinar with Doug Allen on how to make your presentations pop, you can still view the recording and get .5 recertification credit. Thanks to the COC publisher, ByPass Publishing and the Grandview Group, for making this available to IAAP members.

Complete Office Companion Free Webinar: Kemetia Foley

Check out a short COC preview with Kemetia MK Foley, CAP-OM, author of COC Chapter: Leveraging the Web and Social Media. Learn about a little-known social media tool that is quickly becoming powerful—and often dangerous—for customer service. Worth .5 IAAP CAP recertification points.

President's Message

  • Antoinette Smith

    March President's Message

    All of us on the board and at Headquarters are excited and anxious for the new, revitalized IAAP to come to fruition. However, it’s not realistic to think everything will happen overnight. Rather,...

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